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Detroit Food Truck Ordinance in the Works

  • August 17, 2015
  • by Admin

Local food entrepreneurs, take note: the Detroit City Council is working on a new city-wide ordinance that will provide a clear legal framework for food trucks looking to operate in the city. The ordinance will clarify the permitting process, define where food trucks can park, […]

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A Legal Guide For Startups

  • May 26, 2015
  • by Admin

Do you have a great business idea and are ready to take the next step to get the business up and running? Here are 5 important legal considerations all entrepreneurs should think about when starting a business. Choosing a Legal Entity An important first step […]

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Michigan’s Cottage Food Law: What Food Entrepreneurs Need to Know

  • April 27, 2015
  • by Admin

Do you have a great food business idea but want to test the waters before fully committing to the business? The Michigan Cottage Food Law could be a great opportunity for you to test the market, perfect your idea, and gain some business experience without […]

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Tips for a Smart Business Website

  • April 6, 2015
  • by Lawrence Opalewski

The past few weeks, our blogs have been focused on tips for starting a new business, including posts on funding, leases, and zoning issues. Something else that is essential for new businesses is an attractive and functional website. This post, while by no means exhaustive, […]

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Top 6 Legal Considerations for Opening and Running a Restaurant

  • March 31, 2015
  • by Zana Tomich

With the independent food industry rapidly developing in Detroit, we thought we would touch on some legal considerations that restaurant and food industry clients should be aware of as they tap in to the metro Detroit market. 1.  Get Organizational Documents in Order. Choose a […]

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5 Ways to Fund Your Business

  • March 30, 2015
  • by Admin

Over the last couple weeks, we’ve shared important initial considerations for businesses, including tips for negotiating their lease and zoning considerations for businesses seeking to open in Detroit. In keeping with this theme, today we share with you 5 common methods that business owners can […]

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The Basics of Selecting a Business Entity

  • July 21, 2014
  • by Lawrence Opalewski

In today’s economic climate, many entrepreneurs are taking the opportunity to make their dreams come to life by starting their own businesses. As attorneys, one of the common questions we are asked is: “what type of business should I start?” This is a vital question […]

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The Problem with Online Legal Document Vendors

  • April 30, 2013
  • by Admin

In this digital age, many individuals in need of legal documents have begun to use online legal documentation vendors in lieu of consulting with a licensed attorney. Several websites offer documents that cover a broad spectrum of legal issues: ranging from business formation, real estate […]

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